DuPont 2018 Summer Internship: Research (Colorado, Kansas & Nebraska) in United States

2018 Summer Internship: Research (Colorado, Kansas & Nebraska) (Job Number: RES00004137)


DuPont Pioneer is seeking a Research Intern to participate in a 3-month internship designed to give broad based exposure to the day-to-day activities of a breeding program. Interns in the program will be expected to participate in all aspects of the research center's activities. In addition, each intern will be expected to conduct a small research project that they will present at the conclusion of the internship. Position duration is May to August 2018.

The individual will be involved with field plot research, planting, plot establishment and maintenance, organizing and completing pollination, harvesting and analyzing samples, and data collection of traits important to a breeding program. A key component of the position will be the collection of high quality data on specific traits of economic importance. The individual will be expected to travel to other locations as part of the data collection process. As part of the program, the individual will be expected to lead groups of co-workers to complete required tasks.

Research Intern opportunities may be located in Colorado, Kansas & Nebraska.


  • Sophomore or Junior standing in Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Genetics, or a related field

  • Must display a high degree of self-motivation, self-initiative, and ability to work well with others

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must

  • Strong computer aptitude is essential

Primary Location: NA-United States

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Limited Term

Job Type: Entry Level

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